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Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

1. Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

This full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side.  You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May until the 1st of October will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. In case of low water levels, the return to Budapest will be by bus.

Full-Day Szentendre Cruise from Budapest

2. Full-Day Szentendre Cruise from Budapest

Enjoy a round-trip cruise to visit Szentendre, the small Baroque town at the meeting point of the Danube River and the Pilis hills. Explore this charming town on your own in the afternoon on this trip. Szentendre is known as the town of living art due to its artist colony of international renown and its museums and galleries. You’ll find many permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs and performances, the Szamos Marzipan Museum, the House of Folk Art, open-air cafés, pastry shops and wine cellars. With its well-preserved, distinctive 18th-century townscape of southern-style Baroque houses and narrow cobbled streets, the town center invites visitors to a journey back in time. Cruise timetable: Morning cruise: 10:30 AM- departure from Budapest Vigadó Square ship station Free time to explore Szentendre on your own 5:00 PM - departure with the ship from Szentendre 6:00 PM - arrival in Budapest

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

3. From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

On this unforgettable tour along the Danube, make stops in Visegrád, Esztergom, and Szentendre. Explore the architecture and history of the places you visit alongside a guide. See the Danube Bend and walk along medieval narrow streets. In Visegrád, walk close to the 750-year-old stones of the former Royal Residence (entry fee not included). Learn about life in the Middle Ages, and enjoy the fascinating panorama of the Danube valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, stands the center of the Catholic Church. Visit the largest cathedral in Hungary and the burial place of the country's most famous cardinals such as Primate József Mindszenty. Afterward, stop to enjoy the view over Slovakia across the river. On the way back, stop by the artist's village of Szentendre. It is a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the Danube River and the Pilis Mountains, situated in a beautiful natural environment. Walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins, and go up the narrow streets to a panorama point to look out over the Danube. Enjoy the special atmosphere of this village before the trip concludes.

Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

4. Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

Discover the artistic town of Szentendre (often referred to as the “Artists Village”) on a half-day tour of the Danube Bend. Following a pickup from your accommodation in Budapest city center, continue to Szentendre to experience the nostalgia of the “Artist’s Village.” Travel back in time as you walk through the baroque town center. Pop into souvenir shops, and discover restaurants, coffee shops, and art galleries in the many listed buildings. Feed your creative juices on streets beloved by artists since the 18th and 19th centuries. Then, climb aboard one of the scheduled public boats to cruise back to Budapest at leisure. Disembark at the pier in Budapest city center for the end of the tour services. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, you will come back to Budapest by bus.

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

5. From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

Journey into Hungary's history, beginning with an optional pick-up at your centrally located hotel in Budapest. Head out in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, and start off by enjoying the remarkable city of Esztergom and the largest Catholic church in the country.  Before the tour, get time to enjoy a 3-course lunch before continuing on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide takes you on a walking tour. During the course of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to see Esztergom from another perspective during a photo stop in Slovakia. At the end of the tour, return to Budapest. In the summer (from May until 1st of October), you'll return by boat or from October to April, you'll return by coach. In case of low water level, the return to Budapest-city center will be by bus. You will receive the ticket for the included Budapest baoat cruise during the winter season (Nov-March) at our office upon check-in. You can use this service any day during your stay in Budapest.

From Budapest: Szentendre Artists' Village Tour

6. From Budapest: Szentendre Artists' Village Tour

Take a break from bustling Budapest and visit the relaxed artists' village of Szentendre, north of the city. Take a look at the open-air exhibition featuring work by young Hungarian artists, then wander along the twisting, cobblestone alleys. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere in an outdoor café. Climb the nearby hill for stunning views of colorful rooftops nestled along the river. Marvel at life-sized marzipan sculptures in the Marzipan Museum. After a guided tour you will have the opportunity to visit other museums in the town, or bargain for souvenirs in the tiny boutique stores. During the summer season, between May and the 1st of October on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you'll return to Budapest on the Danube by boat. During winter, or low water level you'll return to the city center of Budapest by bus.

Budapest: Self-Guided Bike Tour to Szentendre with Return

7. Budapest: Self-Guided Bike Tour to Szentendre with Return

Explore Budapest and Szentendre on this self-guided bike tour. Bike through the Jewish Quarter, see the quaint village of Szentendre, and return to town by boat or train. Pick up your bike in Budapest and begin your self-guided journey. Cycle through the historic Jewish Quarter, passing the massive Dohany Synagogue. Continue through the city center to reach the Danube River. Follow marked paths and scenic routes to see St. Stephen's Basilica, the Financial District, and Liberty Square before reaching the Parliament. Take a quick break to enjoy a stunning view of the river bank before continuing over Margaret Bridge to reach Margarete Island. Cross the island to the north. Pass under Arpad Bridge to reach a bike path leading to the Old Town of Buda. Bike along the old cobblestone streets through historic buildings before reaching the Danube Bicycle Trail. Follow the path through a magical forest and pass Lupa Lake, an artificial lake with crystal clear water. If you wish, stop for a quick swim to cool off (entry fee not included). Continue on a newly built bike path to Szentendre, an idyllic city on the banks of the Danube River. Explore the town on foot, stopping to relax on a sandy beach or enjoying a drink or meal at one of the many local bars and restaurants. Once you've explored Szentendre, bring your bike back to Bupadest. From Friday to Saturday, hop on a boat at 5:00 P.M. back to town. During the week, take a regional train.

Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

8. Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

On the way to Szentendre, you can make a short stop at Roman’s coast and ruins. You guide will make suggestions about the best galleries and museums to visit as well as which local foods to sample.  Walk around the Baroque center of the town, weaving through its narrow streets and alleyways built from the medieval ruins. After exploring the hidden beauty of the town, enjoy one of the museums. Sample a tasty langosh, a famous local cake, or a famous local ice cream. Spend some free time shopping and exploring the art and culture of the town before returning to Budapest. 

Budapest by Bike - 1 Day Bike Rental (9am-6pm)

9. Budapest by Bike - 1 Day Bike Rental (9am-6pm)

Renting a bike in Budapest offers a fantastic way to explore the city's charm. With its bike-friendly infrastructure and flat terrain, navigating around is easy and enjoyable. Biking provides the freedom to set your own pace and itinerary, whether you're drawn to iconic landmarks like the Parliament Building or prefer discovering hidden gems tucked away in quiet neighborhoods. Exploring Budapest on two wheels brings a sense of adventure and allows you to fully immerse yourself in the city's rich history and vibrant culture. From cruising along the Danube River to pedaling through bustling streets, every moment promises a new discovery. Moreover, biking in Budapest is not only environmentally friendly but also budget-friendly. With affordable rental rates and numerous bike rental shops available, it offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional sightseeing tours. In essence, renting a bike in Budapest is an excellent choice for experiencing the city's beauty and charm firsthand. So, why not hop on a bike and embark on an unforgettable adventure in Budapest today?

Szentendre Daytrip (Unesco World Heritage)

10. Szentendre Daytrip (Unesco World Heritage)

-Experience the charm of Szentendre, a picturesque town that's just a short drive from Budapest. Our tour takes you through the cobblestone streets, past colorful buildings, and into the heart of the town's local culture. -Discover Szentendre's art scene. As a haven for artists and creatives, Szentendre is home to countless galleries, museums, and studios. Our tour includes stops at some of the best ones, where you can admire the works on display and even meet the artists themselves. -Taste the flavors of Szentendre. Our tour introduces you to the town's culinary specialties, including local wines, pastries, and other delicacies. You'll get to explore the food markets, sample some of the best treats, and learn about the traditions behind them. -Learn about the history of Szentendre. From its roots as a Roman castrum to its role in the modern Hungarian art scene, Szentendre has a rich and fascinating history. Our tour guides share stories and insights about the town's past and present, so you can get a deeper understanding of what makes it such a special place. -Immerse yourself in local life. One of the best things about visiting Szentendre is getting to see how the locals live. Our tour takes you off the beaten path to discover hidden gems that are often overlooked by tourists. You'll meet shopkeepers, artisans, and other residents who are happy to share their stories with you.

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Our most recommended Szentendre Cruises & boat tours

Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

This full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side.  You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May until the 1st of October will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. In case of low water levels, the return to Budapest will be by bus.

Full-Day Szentendre Cruise from Budapest

Full-Day Szentendre Cruise from Budapest

Enjoy a round-trip cruise to visit Szentendre, the small Baroque town at the meeting point of the Danube River and the Pilis hills. Explore this charming town on your own in the afternoon on this trip. Szentendre is known as the town of living art due to its artist colony of international renown and its museums and galleries. You’ll find many permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs and performances, the Szamos Marzipan Museum, the House of Folk Art, open-air cafés, pastry shops and wine cellars. With its well-preserved, distinctive 18th-century townscape of southern-style Baroque houses and narrow cobbled streets, the town center invites visitors to a journey back in time. Cruise timetable: Morning cruise: 10:30 AM- departure from Budapest Vigadó Square ship station Free time to explore Szentendre on your own 5:00 PM - departure with the ship from Szentendre 6:00 PM - arrival in Budapest

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

On this unforgettable tour along the Danube, make stops in Visegrád, Esztergom, and Szentendre. Explore the architecture and history of the places you visit alongside a guide. See the Danube Bend and walk along medieval narrow streets. In Visegrád, walk close to the 750-year-old stones of the former Royal Residence (entry fee not included). Learn about life in the Middle Ages, and enjoy the fascinating panorama of the Danube valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, stands the center of the Catholic Church. Visit the largest cathedral in Hungary and the burial place of the country's most famous cardinals such as Primate József Mindszenty. Afterward, stop to enjoy the view over Slovakia across the river. On the way back, stop by the artist's village of Szentendre. It is a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the Danube River and the Pilis Mountains, situated in a beautiful natural environment. Walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins, and go up the narrow streets to a panorama point to look out over the Danube. Enjoy the special atmosphere of this village before the trip concludes.

Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

Discover the artistic town of Szentendre (often referred to as the “Artists Village”) on a half-day tour of the Danube Bend. Following a pickup from your accommodation in Budapest city center, continue to Szentendre to experience the nostalgia of the “Artist’s Village.” Travel back in time as you walk through the baroque town center. Pop into souvenir shops, and discover restaurants, coffee shops, and art galleries in the many listed buildings. Feed your creative juices on streets beloved by artists since the 18th and 19th centuries. Then, climb aboard one of the scheduled public boats to cruise back to Budapest at leisure. Disembark at the pier in Budapest city center for the end of the tour services. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, you will come back to Budapest by bus.

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

Journey into Hungary's history, beginning with an optional pick-up at your centrally located hotel in Budapest. Head out in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, and start off by enjoying the remarkable city of Esztergom and the largest Catholic church in the country.  Before the tour, get time to enjoy a 3-course lunch before continuing on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide takes you on a walking tour. During the course of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to see Esztergom from another perspective during a photo stop in Slovakia. At the end of the tour, return to Budapest. In the summer (from May until 1st of October), you'll return by boat or from October to April, you'll return by coach. In case of low water level, the return to Budapest-city center will be by bus. You will receive the ticket for the included Budapest baoat cruise during the winter season (Nov-March) at our office upon check-in. You can use this service any day during your stay in Budapest.

From Budapest: Szentendre Artists' Village Tour

From Budapest: Szentendre Artists' Village Tour

Take a break from bustling Budapest and visit the relaxed artists' village of Szentendre, north of the city. Take a look at the open-air exhibition featuring work by young Hungarian artists, then wander along the twisting, cobblestone alleys. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere in an outdoor café. Climb the nearby hill for stunning views of colorful rooftops nestled along the river. Marvel at life-sized marzipan sculptures in the Marzipan Museum. After a guided tour you will have the opportunity to visit other museums in the town, or bargain for souvenirs in the tiny boutique stores. During the summer season, between May and the 1st of October on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you'll return to Budapest on the Danube by boat. During winter, or low water level you'll return to the city center of Budapest by bus.

Budapest: Self-Guided Bike Tour to Szentendre with Return

Budapest: Self-Guided Bike Tour to Szentendre with Return

Explore Budapest and Szentendre on this self-guided bike tour. Bike through the Jewish Quarter, see the quaint village of Szentendre, and return to town by boat or train. Pick up your bike in Budapest and begin your self-guided journey. Cycle through the historic Jewish Quarter, passing the massive Dohany Synagogue. Continue through the city center to reach the Danube River. Follow marked paths and scenic routes to see St. Stephen's Basilica, the Financial District, and Liberty Square before reaching the Parliament. Take a quick break to enjoy a stunning view of the river bank before continuing over Margaret Bridge to reach Margarete Island. Cross the island to the north. Pass under Arpad Bridge to reach a bike path leading to the Old Town of Buda. Bike along the old cobblestone streets through historic buildings before reaching the Danube Bicycle Trail. Follow the path through a magical forest and pass Lupa Lake, an artificial lake with crystal clear water. If you wish, stop for a quick swim to cool off (entry fee not included). Continue on a newly built bike path to Szentendre, an idyllic city on the banks of the Danube River. Explore the town on foot, stopping to relax on a sandy beach or enjoying a drink or meal at one of the many local bars and restaurants. Once you've explored Szentendre, bring your bike back to Bupadest. From Friday to Saturday, hop on a boat at 5:00 P.M. back to town. During the week, take a regional train.

Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

On the way to Szentendre, you can make a short stop at Roman’s coast and ruins. You guide will make suggestions about the best galleries and museums to visit as well as which local foods to sample.  Walk around the Baroque center of the town, weaving through its narrow streets and alleyways built from the medieval ruins. After exploring the hidden beauty of the town, enjoy one of the museums. Sample a tasty langosh, a famous local cake, or a famous local ice cream. Spend some free time shopping and exploring the art and culture of the town before returning to Budapest. 

Budapest by Bike - 1 Day Bike Rental (9am-6pm)

Budapest by Bike - 1 Day Bike Rental (9am-6pm)

Renting a bike in Budapest offers a fantastic way to explore the city's charm. With its bike-friendly infrastructure and flat terrain, navigating around is easy and enjoyable. Biking provides the freedom to set your own pace and itinerary, whether you're drawn to iconic landmarks like the Parliament Building or prefer discovering hidden gems tucked away in quiet neighborhoods. Exploring Budapest on two wheels brings a sense of adventure and allows you to fully immerse yourself in the city's rich history and vibrant culture. From cruising along the Danube River to pedaling through bustling streets, every moment promises a new discovery. Moreover, biking in Budapest is not only environmentally friendly but also budget-friendly. With affordable rental rates and numerous bike rental shops available, it offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional sightseeing tours. In essence, renting a bike in Budapest is an excellent choice for experiencing the city's beauty and charm firsthand. So, why not hop on a bike and embark on an unforgettable adventure in Budapest today?

Szentendre Daytrip (Unesco World Heritage)

Szentendre Daytrip (Unesco World Heritage)

-Experience the charm of Szentendre, a picturesque town that's just a short drive from Budapest. Our tour takes you through the cobblestone streets, past colorful buildings, and into the heart of the town's local culture. -Discover Szentendre's art scene. As a haven for artists and creatives, Szentendre is home to countless galleries, museums, and studios. Our tour includes stops at some of the best ones, where you can admire the works on display and even meet the artists themselves. -Taste the flavors of Szentendre. Our tour introduces you to the town's culinary specialties, including local wines, pastries, and other delicacies. You'll get to explore the food markets, sample some of the best treats, and learn about the traditions behind them. -Learn about the history of Szentendre. From its roots as a Roman castrum to its role in the modern Hungarian art scene, Szentendre has a rich and fascinating history. Our tour guides share stories and insights about the town's past and present, so you can get a deeper understanding of what makes it such a special place. -Immerse yourself in local life. One of the best things about visiting Szentendre is getting to see how the locals live. Our tour takes you off the beaten path to discover hidden gems that are often overlooked by tourists. You'll meet shopkeepers, artisans, and other residents who are happy to share their stories with you.

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